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Ford’s New Focus

Ford’s New Focus

Electric Vehicle Day, celebrated on July 18 at Toronto’s Yonge-Dundas Square, brought together the EV industry’s key players and their new roadsters – including the American automaker’s new Focus Electric sedan.

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July 19, 2013

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BRT Stations Worth Waiting In

BRT Stations Worth Waiting In

An award-winning proposal calls for BRT stations in downtown Chicago that are highly transparent for safety reasons, while reflecting the city’s dynamic street life and renowned modernist architecture.

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June 26, 2013

Section: Architecture

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Six Crowd-funded Projects We’re Watching

Six Crowd-funded Projects We’re Watching

With the proliferation of crowd-funding platforms, creative thinkers can bring to fruition any kind of product, project or event. Our top picks from Kickstarter, Indiegogo and Projexity include a carbon fibre violin and a new technology for recycling industrial waste.

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May 30, 2013

Section: Design

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The Zaha Effect

The Zaha Effect

The Pritzker Prize laureate wins a competition to design Japan’s New National Stadium in Tokyo and puts her signature on another city.

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April 15, 2013

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SHoP Breaks Ground on Africa’s Silicon Valley

SHoP Breaks Ground on Africa’s Silicon Valley

On the outskirts of Nairobi, the New York firm is beginning construction on the Konza Techno City, a state-of-the-art business and technology hub.

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February 5, 2013

Section: Architecture

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To the Lighthaus

To the Lighthaus

An eco-luxe residential project in Toronto, designed by STAMP Architecture, Cecconi Simone and Janet Rosenberg, incorporates Velux’s cutting-edge Modular Skylights.

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December 11, 2012

Section: Architecture

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gh3’s maze of a park opens in Mississauga

gh3’s maze of a park opens in Mississauga

One of Canada’s most renowned firms, gh3, has received a Merit of Excellence from the city of Mississauga for its Scholars’ Green Park, an outdoor plaza defined by walkways that crisscross in so many directions there is no need to wander off route.

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October 25, 2012

Section: Architecture

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Winning Visions

Winning Visions

Three proposals that have swept up awards for brilliantly injecting magic into the cityscape.

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October 23, 2012

Section: Design

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Toronto revamp, part two

Toronto revamp, part two

Oxford Properties has unveiled a $3-billion plan, designed by Foster + Partners, for a mixed-use development that would transform nearly 70 hectares of the city’s core.

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October 15, 2012

Section: Architecture

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Frank Gehry’s new vision takes over a Toronto theatre

Frank Gehry’s new vision takes over a Toronto theatre

Unveiled on September 29, the ambitious proposal calls for three 80-storey condominiums on the site of the Princess of Wales theatre, owned by impresario David Mirvish.

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October 1, 2012

Section: Architecture

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